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Local business ranks 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S.

TEG Architects, a Jeffersonville-headquartered architectural and interior design firm, was named 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, annually ranks firms based on volume of projects. TEG ranked amongst the top architectural firms with completed

UK College of Nursing Pioneers Therapies to Prevent Depression in Patients and Caregivers

Clinical depression impacts 25 percent of all patients who suffer from cardiac disease, compared with 2 to 3 percent of the general population. Depressive symptoms, which can have debilitating effects similar to clinical depression, are observed in 75 percent of cardiac patients who are hospitalized. According to University of Kentucky College of Nursing professor Debra

Ebola missteps

Questions have been raised regarding the United States’ policy to control drug-resistant bacteria.  In an article published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, it is explained that evidence regarding the efficacy of identifying and isolating MRSA carriers, along with destroying the bacteria, has been distorted.  According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, MRSA

Government Affairs

Committee Should Update Meningitis Vaccine Recommendations

On college and university campuses across the country, this is one of the most exciting times of year.  As the graduates of 2015 celebrate receiving their degrees, preparations are already underway for the incoming class of 2019. At the same time, leaders at colleges and universities are dealing with a new reality on their campuses—the

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Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Issues facing behavioral health providers

Kentucky seems to be losing physicians who treat opioid addicted patients with buprenorphine therapy as tough new standards for prescribing the medication have been enacted by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure (KBML).  At the same time, Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services has created new types of providers that can offer behavioral health

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